Shadow Dancer

When a girl is overcome by a mysterious sickness, her mother calls on the assistance of a tribal healer to help save her daughter.

  • LaRonn Katchia
    Director
    Awakening, Missing Indigenous
  • Solomon Trimble
    Writer
    Twilight, Missing Indigenous
  • Isaac Trimble
    Producer
    Awakening, Missing Indigenous, Theft Money Passion
  • Jefferson Greene
    Key Cast
  • Hope Garcia
    Key Cast
    Missing Indigenous, Project Fourteen, The Bullet, Spoilers: The Movie
  • Cassa Frost
    Key Cast
    Missing Indigenous
  • Isaac Trimble
    Key Cast
    Missing Indigenous, Bamf,
  • Jacob Wise
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 22, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Seattle
    United States
    "Audience Award Winner"
Director Biography - LaRonn Katchia

LaRonn Katchia is a 27 year-old tribal member of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation and is currently pursuing a passionate fillmaking career in Portland, OR. LaRonn grew up on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation and has lived there for 18 years of his life transitioning to the city of Portland for film school. His love and passion for film resides from the influence of the commonly mistreated portrayal of Native Americans in Hollywood films today.

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Director Statement

"My mission is to change the Native stereotypes of film and get it right this time. The Native American perspective is what's missing in Hollywood today and needs to be brought to light. There are too many untouched original stories waiting to be filmed, and that being filmed by a Native American director."